The South Metro Rose Society (SMRS) will be holding its 37th Annual Rose Show on May 18-19th at a new location which is the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church at 175 E. Lanier Avenue.

Local rose growers are invited to enter their roses into the competition. Ribbons and prizes will be awarded. Members of the society will advise newcomers to enter their roses by calling the number below.

Entries must be made at the show site by 9:30 a.m. on May 18th for judging. After judging, the show is free to the public from 1-4 p.m. on both days to view, smell, and photograph hundreds of exhibited roses and rose arrangements. Rose bouquets will be sold and there will be an Information Table where questions will be answered by ARS Consulting Rosarians.

Restaurant gift certificates, rose bushes, custom-blended fertilizers, artwork, gardening books, and more will be raffled off.

South Metro Rose Society is affiliated with the American Rose Society, which is located in Shreveport, LA. SMRS meets on the fourth Monday of January through April and August through October at the Fayetteville Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. All rose enthusiasts, especially novices, are invited to attend at no charge.

For more information, call 770-631-3885.